Real Boko Haram insider : FG Should Negotiate With Boko Haram – Shetima, Governor Of Borno Speaks

Borno State Governor, Mr. Kashim Shetima, on Thursday asked the Federal Government to consider the option of negotiating with the Boko Haram sect if the action would ensure the release of the Chibok schoolgirls in their custody.Shetima stated this during an interview monitored on the Cable News Network in Abuja.The governor said, “We need to…

North ‘ll cause another Civil War – Asari

BY John BulusABUJA—Former President of Ijaw Youth Congress, IYC, and leader of Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, NDPVF, Alhaji Dokubo Asari, has said that those scheming to remove President Goodluck Jonathan from office were fanning the embers of war in Nigeria.He also accused Northern leaders of creating the atmosphere of insecurity in the country.Asari, who…

Forget presidency for now, Ohanaeze chieftain tells Igbo

Former president of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Delta South and Central senatorial district, Eze  Peter Chukwu, has advised the Igbo to forget about being the nation’s president for now and put their house in order.Chukwu expressed dismay over the current disunity with the Igbo race, describing the situation as their greatest undoing.“It is a pity that the Igbo have not been able to put their acts together. It is also sad that their republican

GOC redeployed after soldiers’ mutiny in Borno

Few hours after some troops deployed to Borno on counter insurgency operations fired shots at the official vehicle of the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Maiduguri, Major General Ahmadu Mohammed as he attempted to address them, Defence Headquarters, yesterday, announced his immediate redeployment.The Defence Headquarters, which described the shooting incident as sad, has also launched a military inquiry.It will be recalled that last Wednesday, some soldiers were reported to have fired shots at the official vehicle of the

SHETTIMA TO FG You must negotiate with Boko Haram terrorists

Governor Kassim Shettima of Borno State has said that if negotiating with the Boko Haram sect would bring back the abducted Chibok schoolgirls, the Federal Government should not ignore the option. He also regretted that it took President Goodluck Jonathan three weeks to reach out to him on the matter.Shettima, who said this in an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour yesterday, decried the decision of President Jonathan not to go into negotiation with the insurgents, noting that the nation had no option.

Gunmen Attack Bauchi, Burn Two Schools, Kill One

Unknown gunmen on Wednesday burnt down two primary schools and an MTN telecommunication mast in Shadarki village in Darazo Local Government Area of Bauchi State.The attack is coming barely 25 days after unknown gunmen attacked the Government Girl’s Secondary School Yana in Shira Local Government Area of the state in which a five-year old girl was burnt to death and staff quaters, the school bus and an eight-man block rank and file quarters were all burnt down.

Fresh Boko Haram Threat In Imo? How Ohakim, Family Escaped Bomb Blast, Assassination Okorocha, Opiah, Anumudu, PDP Others React

For the immediate past Governor of Imo State, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, the date of May 14, 2014 will ever remain indelible in his mind and diary, for if not for a stroke of fate, he, the wife and first son would have perished in an organized inferno that engulfed his private residence located at Prefab Estate Aladimma, Owerri, Imo state.According to the former Governor, he arrived Sam Mbakwe Airport that fateful day at about 3 pm, in company of his wife Chioma and son, Obinna, and headed straight to Okohia, Isiala Mbano, his home town to consult with his political associates over a critical political pronouncement he is billed to make tomorrow, regarding his 2015 Imo Governorship ambition.

Northern Senators vow to frustrate extension of emergency rule

THE Senate and the House of Representatives have invited the service chiefs and the Inspector-General of Police to appear before them and brief them on the security situation in the troubled states before commencing debates on President Goodluck Jonathan’s request for extension of emergency rule. This is just as Senators from the North, operating under…